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♪ host: this is "france 24." time now for 60 minutes live around the world. these are the headlines. the u.s. military begins moving in equipment for a controversial missile defense system to its ally, south korea. that comes one day after north korea's latest test launch of ballistic missiles. iraqi forces move into western mosul, taking back a government building from the islamic state group, as thousands of civilians there are caught in the crossfire.
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we'll get more live coverage from our correspondent. approves measures that put asylum into concentration camps as the applications are processed. the cars are the start in geneva as the motor show gets underway. we will be looking at carmakers and how they try to cash into new demands in europe. a new exhibit on one of france's most famous photographers. more on that show featuring his work for french fashion ," on the way,ue but first, our top story live from paris. ♪ the united states says it has begun the deployment of a
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controversial missile defense system in south korea. the terminal high altitude atense system is aimed protecting the country from the threat posed by north korea. sharon gets your reports. -- sharon gatsby reports. reporter: missiles being unloaded at an american airbase in south korea, the first step in the deployment of the ,ontroversial thad system designed to destroy incoming missiles. the technology could be up and running as early as next month. its deployment comes less than 24 hours after north korea fired for ballistic missiles into the sea off the japanese coast. and statements, the u.s. military says the move was a defensive response to what it calls the provocative actions of pyongyang. deployedhas previously thad in guam and hawaii to
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protect against potential attacks from north korea. the decision to install and south korea was made by the obama administration. president trump says he is committed to the project. the defense system will anger china, one of north korea's key diplomatic allies. beijing as opposed to the technology being set up so close to its borders and sees it as a threat to its security. concerns have also been raised in south korea, where the plans triggered protests last year/ . many feared the move will wrestle relations with the northern neighbors. host: says been a new development in the growing tit-for-tat between north korea and malaysia. tensions have been high since the apparent assassination of the half-brother of the north korean leader at the kuala lumpur airport. investigators want to question three north koreans who have been hiding out in the embassy there. that has promoted the malaysian police to seal off the north korean embassy. north korea's foreign
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embassy dance malaysians from leaving, making them hostage in the reclusive state. the malaysian prime minister is ordering a similar ban to block north korean citizens there. the new version of donald trump's travel ban has now been released with much less chaos than the last one. this version is a scaled-back order that band's new visas for people from six muslim majority countries instead of seven, with iraq now off the list. critics say the new narrower version is more palatable but still dangerous. immigrants are under attack. what do we do? >> stand up. >> when refugees are under attack, what do we do? protesters gathered to tell president trump that the modified version of his travel ban won't stand up in court. >> mr. trump, you let the cat out of the bag long ago and cloak yourway to
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naked, ugly, and discriminatory a intent. and guess what, president trump? muslim band 2.0 is still unconstitutional and still illegal. reporter: activist plan on challenging the revised band and quickly as it goes into effect march 16. even if the language has been softer and case-by-case is our wavered, the end result of the second van is the same. >> this new executive order stigmatizes the faith of islam and muslims. it does not make america any safer. reporter: washington's attorney general was one of the band's original plaintiffs and he remains concerned. >> the intent behind the original order is the concern that this was motivated in part by the administration to target predominantly muslim countries so we still have concerns
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about that intent. band barsthe modified new visas from nationals from six predominantly muslim countries. arrived in this version has been removed from the list. time, dual nationals in green card holders are exempt. they also suspend the u.s. refugee program, changes that have been held victories, but rights groups have bound to keep up the fight even if the travel ban 2.0 will be harder to block in court. u.s. backed forces in iraq save it have made more advances in their attempt to recapture western muzzle from the islamic state group. a senior iraqi military commander says the army has now taken back the government complex. gallagher fenwick is covering the fighting in mosul. they have scored some key victories in mosul. what have you witnessed yourself? the situation is certainly very fluid on the
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ground. kinds ofou have these very optimistic statements being membersiraqi officials, of the defense, interior ministry, or representatives for the iraqi forces, whether it's federal police or the elite units or the army, you have to take those with a grain of salt. there is progress on the ground and they are making advances in terms of conquering or recapturing, taking back from the islamic state organization, key infrastructure. again their control over portions of the city and key buildings is a proximate at best. evenwe witnessed is that in those districts where the commanders of those units operational bases or headquarters, you have fighting going on very close by that comes in the forms of sniper fire and explosive devices, suicide car bombs. faye close to areas that are supposed to be completely neutralized and certainly under
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full control. that is where they are installing some of their generals. again, there are some advances, but it is a painstaking process, a strenuous one, a very perilous one for those engaging in combat with jihadist on the other side. that's despite jihadist being completely outnumbered by the thousand of iraqi troops engaged in this battle. host: i'm guessing one of the reasons there is so much difficulty in the streets battles is the presence of summary civilians still there and western mosul. reporter: absolutely, jeannie. as the troops coming close range, that is the end goal in order to finalize the re-conquering, the routing out of the islamic state organization. troops coming close range of that strategic location, that's what they are doing when
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they say they have taken the governors, police directorates, that's a politically important symbol. in terms of the distance, and means they are getting close to getting the job finish. population density increases. the layout of the city is a lot more chaotic, complex if you will. the alleys are narrower and a lot more people are living in those quarters. of those are hundreds of thousands of people according to different observers and residents of the city that are caught in the crossfire. on the one hand, these iraqi troops and the jihadists will have to at some point engage in very close combat simply because those troops will no longer be able to navigate through those narrow alleys. they physically won't be able to fit their heavy machinery altere artillery through some of those alleys and that will make the task of very dangerous one for those troops, but even more so for civilians who have
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no choice but to stay put. host: all right, gallagher, thank you for that. gallagher fenwick reporting live for us. gallagher, stay safe. the hungary in has just approved an automatic detention for asylum-seekers. they will now be detained or moved to container camps. that's an order to keep them from moving around hungary or leaving the country while the applications are being processed. the parliament approved that controversial move by a large majority and despite major concerns from rights groups. let's talk about more about this with our generalist -- journalist in budapest. but kind of reaction hasn't been to this proposal so far? guest: for the rights groups, they are generally condemned it. there condemned it from the word go when it was first talked about about a month ago. they have said that this means all migrants are detained against international law and rules. individuals ifn
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their specific evidence against them. host: as urban any kind of reaction from europe so far? guest: not that i've seen to be honest. this law is exactly in line with his policies and rhetoric for the last three years. he would say he is defending europe. he says europe is not dealing with this and hungary is paying for it. to be honest, while europe doesn't address the questions, his supporters will agree with him. host: it also seems like this is meant to dissuade refugees from coming into hungary. what is the situation like for them now? guest: well, it's just getting harder. there's a message here going out, especially before the summer, i think, that don't even think of coming over this way. we don't want you. there has been an increase in
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, which theatings hungarian government has denied, the reported beatings of migrants that did come across. hungary says they are terrorist threat. these people don't want to stop and hungary. this say this is domestic politics, but he says my politics have now been recognized throughout western europe as being realistic. host: that is custer eddie reporting for us. reporting now from france, one of the countries most famous photographers is being honored with a new exhibit. he was a pioneer of raw street photography, rolling pairs with a.s 11 like that is for the pictures from vogue" magazine, taken from negatives outside of paris and versailles. reporter: his 1950 photographs
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of extravagant dinners, ground balls, and high are not usually expected from robert doisneau. the famous french photographer is better known for paris street scenes, including his famous kiss in front of paris city hall. this never before seen set of images reveals the different side to his work. >> he certainly wasn't at ease in the social strata that he was photographing here. it's not his world. is not one he had a lot of curiosity about because he was politically to the left. at the same time, he was presenting such a photogenic world. he always love being able to be behind the curtains, tried to catch moments that were a little different from classic photography. to 1960, heom 1949 worked for the fashion magazine "vogue" before returning to street photography.
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>> i had to leave because i was living in to comfort and decadence. i had bought myself a bathtub in a car. i didn't really need anything else in my life. [laughter] 's two daughters found the unknown series of photos taken here in his father's workshop -- and their father's workshop. >> we didn't have a print of it and there were no negatives here. we didn't even know it existed bebecause it wasn't on a contact sheet. reporter: always methodical, he left behind 500,000 negatives, most of them catalogued in a cold storage room. after the year, there is a small print on certain photos so that you can find your way around. he took pictures every day until his death in 1994. from that and norm's body of work, these photos offer a picture into a period of his
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life and high society that few have ever seen. host: this is "france 24." let's take a look at today's headlines. the u.s. military begins moving in equipment for a controversial missile defense system to its ally, south korea. that comes one day after north korea's latest test launch of ballistic missiles. iraqi forces take back the government building in western mosul from the islamic state group as thousands of civilians are caught in the crossfire. hungry approves controversial new measures that would put a into detention camps while the applications are being processed. time for business update with stephen carroll. your starting with the geneva auto show. reporter: they are chewing over the latest deal in the industry with tsa by opal from general
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motors for 2.2 billion euros. for brands tonces move on from past scandals. reporter: it is the biggest event of the year in the european motor industry, kicking off this year's edition, volkswagen onio unveils a new self driving electric car that could revolutionize the way we travel. >> i cannot say when it's going to be available, just that we are working in very hard on this new type of mobility. reporter: the new car is part of a marketing strategy to present a new face of the company. this as a volkswagen is still reeling from the fallout of its emission scandal. >> it's hard to know exactly what the long-term applications of these will be, but volkswagen is begin to move past that point. consumers seem to be forgetting about that, but we still see some more charges and criminal cases that are still going to be pending at least in the united states and elsewhere. reporter: the european car
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market is in good shape once again after record sales in 2016. one of the companies to enjoy renewed growth after test they announced it was buying opal from general motors .2 billion euros. that is less than five years after its bailout by china and the french government. -- became a 2012.ay from in 2012, we decided number more. they had more reason to celebrate on monday as its seb was named carve of the year by european motor and journalists. guest: carmakers in geneva are also concerned about how u.s. president donald trump's plan to impose trade tariffs might affect their business. i was speaking about this to ian roberts, director of sales and marketing at bmw. >> we are obviously looking at
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the situation there and we are clear advocate of free trade around the world. we are in fact the largest exporter of automotive vehicles from the united states. we export about $10 billion worth every year from our plant in south carolina. that tells you that our footprint there is very strong, and as such, we want to continue to work in that way. guest: would bmw come under pressure in terms of keeping production in the united states and not opening factories elsewhere by the trump administration? >> we are investing another billion dollars in that plant in south carolina at the moment to take about from around 400,000 450,000 or slightly more vehicles per annum. that is the largest factory in the world. there are around 8000 direct employees in there and about 70,000 across the united states. i think with that situation
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where we export a lot of cars as well is produce a lot of cars for the united states, we have a good balance of production versus sales. host: the oecd is warning that trade would hurt growth. guest: it is the latest assessment of the global economy. they are expected faster growth of 3.3% this year thanks to improvement in business and consumer confidence. that is one of the issues investors are digesting on the market today. they are warning that an increase in protectionism could hurt economic growth around the world. european shares trading pretty flat this lunchtime. hour look at more of the day's business headlines. european commission taking legal action against folks were for marketing cars. they are discussing the so-called joint enforcement action, making the carmaker a target for national courts around the eu. nine of the 11 million cars caught up in the dieselgate
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scandal were sold in europe. host: that is for those of us who like to stretch our legs. have: passengers will only 29 inches or 74 centimeters between seats. that's the same for other low-cost airlines like easyjet in europe. this effort is part of a host of initiatives that british airways has introduced to cut costs. it averages lower fares for consumers. it also sprouts free snacks and beverages that constant risk -- customers got on short flights
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in europe. it's like the same flight becoming like a bus. host: and we will cepheid entrees. onwe will see feet trays. now time for the press review. ♪ we are on the set now to take a look at what the papers have been saying. focus on this new revised travel ban from u.s. president donald trump. light.chums travel ban that is what the new york times editors are saying in this editorial. this exclusion of iraq makes to muslimnce refugees, but it could raise spirits messages. that message could be that muslims are inherently dangerous. host: compared to the chaos
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surrounding the last travel ban, there has been support for trump following this new version. guest: several republicans have actually come out in favor of this band, welcoming this revised travel ban. the guardian is looking at that. some of them have hailed the decision to exclude iraq where there are 5000 u.s. soldiers fighting against the islamic street group. lindsey graham, a south carolina republican, initially opposed trump's original ban. he hails the fact that the white house has been careful in not presenting it specifically as a muslim ban. one columnist in the washington post even says trump has done the right thing here. kudos to him. the writer says, "he has heated the whol voices of reason in the pentagon and state department." host: ben carson got himself into a bit of hard water -- hot
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water with comments comparing slaves to immigrants. guest: carson is the housing and urban development secretary. in a speech to his future employees, he said that there were other immigrants who came to america in the bottom of slave ships, essentially calling slaves immigrants. as you can imagine, that has provoked a huge backlash because the implication being that slaves who came to america came so willingly. one particular reaction is from leonard green, a columnist for new york daily news. he has written a powerful piece that is worth a read them essentially saying carson has simultaneously extolled the virtues of america and sugarcoated the ugliest period in u.s. history. not surprisingly on twitter there has been a lot of reaction. what formerering first lady michelle obama would think of those comments. anotheru also found
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very harrowing piece in the guardian about the effects of post from atti somatic stress disorder from children in syria. guest: it is important to talk about this and verbalize these realities are syrian children. the guardian reports a save the children study that warns of serious ptsd affects on children who have survived the syrian war. we are talking about things like bedwetting, a loss of speech, distress at noises, that kind of thing, but also children as young as 12 attempting suicide or self harm as a result of the realities that they witness in syria. there is also increasing drug use and mental illness. that until all areas likeattacking schools and hospitals, we risk condemning a generation of children to a lifetime of mental and physical health problems. host: let's move on now to another story out of asia where
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diplomatic tensions between malaysia and north korea are beginning to fester after the expulsion of citizens from both countries. guest: that is linked to the assassination of the north half-brother. bidh korea has for diplomats from leaving. malaysia is reporting that they are doing the same in a tit-for-tat. they're banning north korean embassy officials from leaving the country. the malaysian government is meeting this friday and they are going to decide whether they will sever all ties with pyongyang. the malaysian foreign affairs minister for his part has penned a piece in the new straight times, a pro-government malaysian paper, basically saying that expelling the north korean ambassador was not a knee-jerk reaction. he had "lost all credibility." the minister once that severing ties will not be easy, but the
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government is willing to do so if necessary. host: now is something completely different, a bit of fashion controversy. a new ad that some say is degrading to women. guest: is always a fine line between fashion and vulgarity. yves saint laurent's campaign features scantily clad models in chic.ome call porno it has caused an upper on social media. the french paper says that 40 complaints have been filed. one of the main issues is how thin the models are. is yves saint laurent advocating unhealthy body types? thhe at campaign has been called degrading and humiliating. some say that yves saint laurent would be rolling in his grave. host: you can get a closer look at that press review on her website at france 24.com.
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the hot debate in the u.k. now over where there should be a ban on mandatory high heels in the workplace. more on that coming up. stay tuned. ♪ qwueeewep@1@1pxxxxxx3w3wñp
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announcer: this is a production of china central television america. may: thehe idea of giving back s nothing new, but we're seeing more and more companies embracing that concept, especially since consumers are making more ethical decisions. there's a growing demand for businesses to produce products and services that are rooted in doing good in the world. this week on "full frame," we meet some trailblazers in the fashion industry who are creating wearable items that can change the w world. i'm may lee in los angeles. let's take it "fullll frame."

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